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The Automated Grocer

We don’t bat an eye when the self-checkout machine welcomes us, the “valued customer” and thanks us at the end of our transaction. It is not strange for us to be addressed aloud by a machine.

Yet when I respond to the machine, “You’re welcome, have a good day,” I am thought peculiar.

About natalieinga

Natalie is a young actress and singer/songwriter from Alberta. She plays uplifting folk music, adores her bike (Dora), her blue spatula, and her beloved guitar, Alexander von Larrivee.